Kate Halpern, the owner of Kate’s Joint, a venerable East Village eatery known for its tofu-based Southern Fried Cutlet, Un-Turkey Club, and other tasty dishes made without animal flesh, said she would consider doing the unthinkable if the right investor stepped up to the table: Serve meat. “I hate to admit it, but put bacon on it, and they will come,” said Halpern to the Wall Street Journal in an article about the recent closures of several vegetarian restaurants in the area. (Photo: Patrick Kwan/flickr)